National Blame Someone Else Day

National Blame Someone Else Day

National Blame Someone Else Day Have you ever broken a vase or tracked mud into someone else’s home?  Have you ever wished that you could place the blame on someone else to avoid getting scolded, even as an adult?  You’re not alone and this may be the reason that we blame animals for our bad behavior. National Blame Someone Else Day is always celebrated on the first Friday the 13th of the year.  The holiday was invented by Anne Moeller of Clio, Michigan in 1982. One day, her alarm clock failed to go off, which created a domino effect of […]
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 31 – Animal Adoption Center in Wyoming

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 31 – Animal Adoption Center in Wyoming

The Animal Adoption Center (AAC) is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education and spay/neuter. Founded in 2004, the AAC is a nonprofit organization located in downtown Jackson, Wyoming. Their highly visible location promotes excellent community interaction with their animals and programs. Visitors are greeted by happy, tail-wagging dogs and friendly purring cats. To learn more, check out their website & Facebook today! Kelly Nash
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National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day

National Pet Memorial Day For most people, pets are more than just animals.  They become part of the family and grow to be our best friends.  We quickly become attached to them and the loss of a pet can be devastating. Each year on the second Sunday in September, pet owners come together to honor their animals, both past and present, and to think about the important and loving role that their pets have played in their lives.   How To Observe The Holiday On National Pet Memorial Day, take a few minutes to show your appreciation for your pet, […]
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National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day

National Food Bank Day National Food Bank Day was first created in 2017 to celebrate fifty years since St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance was founded.  St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance was the first food bank in the world, and it was founded by John ven Hengel in 1967 to “alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy, and education.”  St. Mary’s distributes 250,000 meals a day, as hunger can affect the lives of millions for many reasons: illness, the loss of a job, natural disasters, or a change in another life circumstance. But hunger […]
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 30 – Saving Grace Animal Adoption in North Carolina

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 30 – Saving Grace Animal Adoption in North Carolina

Saving Grace is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization in North Carolina dedicated to helping homeless animals in the community find permanent, loving homes where they will be treated as family members for the rest of their lives. All dogs that come in get a microchip which can be traced back to the adopter and to Saving Grace. While at Saving Grace, dogs are crate trained, begin a housebreaking routine and basic manners such as walking nicely on a leash, how to sit and not to jump on people. To learn more, check out their website & Facebook today! Kelly Nash
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National Newspaper Carrier Day

National Newspaper Carrier Day

National Newspaper Carrier Day It’s a calm, quiet Saturday morning, and everyone in your home is sleeping.  You are an early-riser and you are in the kitchen making a cup of coffee. Suddenly the doorbell rings and everyone in the house is awake and the person delivering the newspaper to your door is frantic.  Why? Fido is barking uncontrollably! National Newspaper Carrier Day is observed annually to honor the newspaper carriers that deliver the news to people at their doorsteps.   Holiday History On September 4, 1833, publisher Benjamin Day hired the very first paperboy. Day had placed an advertisement […]
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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 29 – Third Coast Animal Rescue in Alabama

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 29 – Third Coast Animal Rescue in Alabama

Third Coast Animal Rescue is a 501(3)c, all-volunteer rescue based in the Mobile Bay area, serving the greater Gulf Coast areas of the Florida panhandle, Alabama and Mississippi.  They are dedicated to rescuing homeless, abandoned, neglected and at-risk dogs, and re-homing them permanently. The dogs they take in primarily come from high-kill shelters in Mobile, Baldwin, and Escambia counties. To learn more and to support them today, please visit their website or Facebook page! Kelly Nash
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 29 – Maui Humane Society in Hawaii

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 29 – Maui Humane Society in Hawaii

The Maui Humane Society’s mission is to protect and save the lives of Maui’s animals. They accept all in need, educate the community, and inspire respect and compassion towards all animals. They work diligently to find new forever homes for homeless animals and to help people find ways to keep the animals they love in their homes. They envision the day when every animal in Maui will have a loving home, and they dedicate themselves to protect and nourish the human-animal bond in which they feel makes for a better and kinder society. To learn more, check out their website & […]
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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 28 – Panhandle Animal Shelter in Idaho

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 28 – Panhandle Animal Shelter in Idaho

Panhandle Animal Shelter serves North Idaho in their mission to create and support meaningful connections by enhancing the lives of dogs, cats and the people in their community who love them. Their primary goal is to support and empower their community to help keep pets in homes and out of the shelter. They created the Home To Home network to reduce owner surrenders to shelters and to empower owners to re-home their pets. Home To Home is now in fourteen shelters in fourteen States, helping to save the lives of pets across the country. To learn more, check out their […]
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